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1940 Census Form

The 1940 Census Form (Population Schedule) is similar in layout to those used for prior United States census. This 1940 census form incorporates slight variations and change in questions, but anyone who had used a 1930 census will quickly adapt to the 1940 census form. An exciting first-time addition for 1940 — researchers will know by a special marking in column #7 which member of the household provided answers for questions posed by the enumerator.

1940 Census Form
Click the 1940 census form above or this link to view a larger 1940 Census Form in a new window.


1940 Census Form
Above is a portion of the 1940 census form, showing the first 16 column headers.


1940 Census Form
This portion of the 1940 census form shows column headers 17 through 30.


1940 Census Form
This last portion of the 1940 census form displays column headers 20 through 34.

Follow this link to view a list of 1940 census questions transcribed as they appeared on this form.

1940 Census Form

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